Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 302 214
Rank change year-on-year -38 -88 -24
Contract jobs citing UML 711 780 1,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.86% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.00% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 478 807
England median daily rate £475 £428 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £594 £606
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 67 58
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.84%
10th Percentile £36.83 £37.50 £34.98
90th Percentile £51.25 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.13
% change year-on-year -1.11% +6.82% +4.32%

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,260 78,348 83,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.22% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,227 52,340 55,746
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £645 £630 £605
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,201 1,876 2,205
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% +3.45%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 307 £500 - 41
South East -21 131 £438 +9.38% 38
South West -7 111 £450 - 42
East of England -18 60 £538 +31.50% 19
Midlands -15 54 £450 +5.88% 25
North of England -53 49 £423 +5.63% 31
West Midlands -15 38 £450 +8.43% 15
North West -16 27 £473 +11.18% 18
Yorkshire -27 19 £425 +4.94% 8
East Midlands -10 16 £450 -7.69% 10
North East -8 3 £313 -10.71% 5
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for UML.

1 345 (48.52%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (28.69%) Java
3 140 (19.69%) Software Engineering
4 130 (18.28%) Finance
5 123 (17.30%) Security Cleared
6 118 (16.60%) SQL
7 111 (15.61%) Web Services
8 108 (15.19%) Use Case
9 106 (14.91%) OO
10 104 (14.63%) Spring
11 103 (14.49%) SC Cleared
12 102 (14.35%) TDD
12 102 (14.35%) Linux
12 102 (14.35%) Data Modelling
13 97 (13.64%) REST
14 96 (13.50%) BPMN
14 96 (13.50%) SQL Server
15 95 (13.36%) C++
16 92 (12.94%) Business Analysis
16 92 (12.94%) Microsoft
17 91 (12.80%) JavaScript
18 87 (12.24%) Microservices
19 86 (12.10%) SDLC
19 86 (12.10%) XML
20 85 (11.95%) C#
21 83 (11.67%) BDD
22 82 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
22 82 (11.53%) .NET
22 82 (11.53%) Oracle
23 81 (11.39%) Scrum

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (5.77%) JBoss
2 20 (2.81%) Confluence
2 20 (2.81%) Mule
3 16 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.83%) Apache
6 12 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 12 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.27%) IIS
8 8 (1.13%) NServiceBus
9 7 (0.98%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.70%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.42%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.14%) Jetty
13 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 51 (7.17%) MS Visio
2 26 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.55%) Simulink
6 6 (0.84%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.70%) GIMP
7 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.28%) Windchill
9 1 (0.14%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.13%) SAP IS-U
3 7 (0.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.70%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.70%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.56%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.28%) Actimize
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.14%) Magento
8 1 (0.14%) Maximo
8 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 82 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.23%) SaaS
4 12 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (1.55%) PaaS
6 10 (1.41%) IaaS
7 9 (1.27%) Office 365
8 7 (0.98%) Boomi
8 7 (0.98%) iPaaS
9 6 (0.84%) Serverless
10 5 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.56%) npm
12 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.28%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.28%) GitHub
12 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.14%) AtomSphere
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.38%) Wireshark
2 20 (2.81%) SNMP
3 11 (1.55%) AMQP
4 10 (1.41%) Firewall
5 8 (1.13%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.98%) Kerberos
6 7 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (0.84%) Internet
7 6 (0.84%) MVNO
7 6 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (0.84%) SAN
8 5 (0.70%) HTTP
8 5 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.56%) DVB
9 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.42%) DLNA
10 3 (0.42%) UPnP
11 2 (0.28%) Intranet
11 2 (0.28%) Network Security
11 2 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.70%) Relational Database
3 48 (6.75%) MySQL
4 33 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (4.36%) MongoDB
6 28 (3.94%) RDBMS
7 20 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (2.67%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.53%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.41%) Big Data
11 10 (1.41%) GIS
12 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.13%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (1.13%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.98%) Data Lake
14 7 (0.98%) EDRMS
15 5 (0.70%) DB2
15 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 72 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 63 (8.86%) Maven
3 58 (8.16%) JIRA
4 51 (7.17%) Eclipse
4 51 (7.17%) Subversion
5 50 (7.03%) Jenkins
6 48 (6.75%) JUnit
7 40 (5.63%) Visual Studio
8 38 (5.34%) Rational DOORS
9 33 (4.64%) Selenium
10 32 (4.50%) Rational Rhapsody
11 28 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (3.80%) GDB
13 26 (3.66%) Rational Rose
14 21 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (2.67%) FishEye
15 19 (2.67%) jMock
16 18 (2.53%) NetBeans
16 18 (2.53%) SoapUI
17 17 (2.39%) Hudson
General
1 130 (18.28%) Finance
2 71 (9.99%) Banking
3 37 (5.20%) Investment Banking
4 36 (5.06%) Retail
5 20 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.53%) Front Office
7 17 (2.39%) Electronics
8 14 (1.97%) Law
9 11 (1.55%) Advertising
10 10 (1.41%) Marketing
11 9 (1.27%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.70%) Back Office
13 5 (0.70%) Billing
13 5 (0.70%) Legal
14 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.42%) Military
14 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.28%) Automotive
15 2 (0.28%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 209 (29.40%) Analyst
2 186 (26.16%) Business Analyst
3 173 (24.33%) Architect
4 172 (24.19%) Developer
5 97 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 93 (13.08%) Java Developer
7 89 (12.52%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (4.78%) Technical Architect
9 31 (4.36%) Senior Developer
10 24 (3.38%) Software Developer
11 23 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 23 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
12 22 (3.09%) C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (3.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 21 (2.95%) Java Architect
14 18 (2.53%) Data Architect
15 17 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
16 16 (2.25%) IT Analyst
17 15 (2.11%) Agile Business Analyst
17 15 (2.11%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (15.61%) Web Services
2 104 (14.63%) Spring
3 97 (13.64%) REST
4 86 (12.10%) XML
5 82 (11.53%) .NET
6 77 (10.83%) Hibernate
7 74 (10.41%) HTML
8 60 (8.44%) CSS
9 56 (7.88%) JMS
10 50 (7.03%) JSON
11 49 (6.89%) ASP.NET
12 46 (6.47%) Middleware
13 35 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
13 35 (4.92%) XSLT
14 34 (4.78%) AngularJS
14 34 (4.78%) JPA
15 32 (4.50%) jQuery
16 30 (4.22%) J2EE
16 30 (4.22%) Java EE
17 29 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.08%) User Experience
3 25 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.81%) Fixed Income
6 18 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.83%) Equities
7 13 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (1.83%) Taxonomies
8 12 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (1.55%) DataPower
9 11 (1.55%) Fintech
10 10 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.27%) Derivative
12 7 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.98%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.84%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 102 (14.35%) Linux
2 53 (7.45%) Unix
3 46 (6.47%) Windows
4 11 (1.55%) VxWorks
5 7 (0.98%) AIX
5 7 (0.98%) Android
6 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.70%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.28%) MVS
8 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (48.52%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (19.69%) Software Engineering
3 108 (15.19%) Use Case
4 106 (14.91%) OO
5 102 (14.35%) Data Modelling
5 102 (14.35%) TDD
6 96 (13.50%) BPMN
7 92 (12.94%) Business Analysis
8 87 (12.24%) Microservices
9 86 (12.10%) SDLC
10 83 (11.67%) BDD
11 81 (11.39%) Scrum
12 76 (10.69%) TOGAF
13 68 (9.56%) User Stories
14 64 (9.00%) Waterfall
15 62 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
16 60 (8.44%) Business Process Modelling
17 56 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
19 49 (6.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 204 (28.69%) Java
2 118 (16.60%) SQL
3 95 (13.36%) C++
4 91 (12.80%) JavaScript
5 85 (11.95%) C#
6 68 (9.56%) C
7 38 (5.34%) PL/SQL
7 38 (5.34%) Python
8 22 (3.09%) Ada
9 21 (2.95%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.67%) Embedded C++
11 17 (2.39%) MATLAB
12 13 (1.83%) Embedded C
12 13 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.55%) Java 8
14 9 (1.27%) Ada 95
15 8 (1.13%) Perl
15 8 (1.13%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.98%) VBA
17 6 (0.84%) ES6
Qualifications
1 123 (17.30%) Security Cleared
2 103 (14.49%) SC Cleared
3 64 (9.00%) Degree
4 25 (3.52%) ISEB
5 8 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.56%) ACCA
8 4 (0.56%) CIMA
8 4 (0.56%) IIBA
9 3 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.42%) PhD
9 3 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.28%) CISSP
10 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CBAP
11 1 (0.14%) CISA
11 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.91%) QA
2 10 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.98%) GDPR
4 5 (0.70%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.42%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.42%) ECSS
5 3 (0.42%) MISRA
6 2 (0.28%) COBIT
6 2 (0.28%) HL7
6 2 (0.28%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.28%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) SLA
7 1 (0.14%) DICOM
7 1 (0.14%) DO-160
7 1 (0.14%) MIL-STD-1553
7 1 (0.14%) MIL-STD-498
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 27 (3.80%) Docker
2 12 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.56%) HDFS
4 3 (0.42%) Firmware
4 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (2.95%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.97%) Kibana
2 14 (1.97%) logstash
3 5 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.56%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.42%) Terraform
6 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.28%) SELinux
7 1 (0.14%) Ansible
7 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.14%) Mesos
7 1 (0.14%) Puppet
7 1 (0.14%) SCCM
7 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 92 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 82 (11.53%) Oracle
3 28 (3.94%) SAP
4 27 (3.80%) IBM
4 27 (3.80%) Sybase
5 25 (3.52%) Google
6 19 (2.67%) Atlassian
7 18 (2.53%) Murex
8 9 (1.27%) AppDynamics
9 8 (1.13%) Apigee
9 8 (1.13%) Cisco
9 8 (1.13%) Citrix
10 7 (0.98%) Dell
10 7 (0.98%) Informatica
11 6 (0.84%) Pega
11 6 (0.84%) Tableau
11 6 (0.84%) VMware
12 5 (0.70%) Casewise
12 5 (0.70%) Freescale
12 5 (0.70%) hybris